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Guide to Racine County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
Racine County Courthouse
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Register of Deeds has birth records from 1876,
marriage and land records from 1837, death
records from 1853 and veterans records from 1918;
Family Court has divorce records from 1940;
Probate Court has probate records 1846;
Clerk Court has court records from 1970 
Places / Localities
- Caledonia Cemetery, Caledonia BillionGraves
- West Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Mount Pleasant BillionGraves
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
Church History and Records
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Crime and Criminals
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Volga Germans had many settlements in Racine county. To find out more about Volga Germans click here. This site gives resources to help you with your Volga German research, including a mailing list to help you communicate with others in the same ethnic group. They have indexed and made searchable over 100,000 names. You can search by name or village name and the search leads you to sites where that name or village can be found.
Land and Property
- Family Maps of Racine County, Wisconsin (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
Military History and Records
Naturalization and Citizenship
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Racine Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).